Lt. Gene Ryan, president of the local police union in Baltimore, has been elected to a second term by the organization's members.
Members also elected Lt. Kenny Butler as the union's new first vice president, making him the highest-ranking black officer in the local union's history.
Rank-and-file and retired officers who make up the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3 have been voting by mail for weeks. Ryan's victory was to be announced at a union meeting Monday night, union officials confirmed.
Ryan could not immediately be reached for comment.
The union's new slate of officers begin their term next month.
Ryan, who was first elected as FOP president in 2014,...